Daily electricity demand jumps to 47GW

Daily electricity demand jumps to 47GW

Daily electricity demand jumps to 47GW

Written by Staff Writer

09 Mar, 2020 | 1:02 pm

Colombo (News 1st) – The Ministry of Power and Energy states that due to the prevailing dry weather the daily electricity requirement has exceeded 47 GW.

Media spokesperson Sulakshana Jayawardena said during the previous rainy season the figure was 35 GWh. He requested the public to use electricity efficiently with the prevailing situation.

Meanwhile, Jayawardena stated that the process of obtaining tenders for 150 MW of solar power will commence later this month.

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